Kamal Haasan and Lokesh Kanagaraj: Once upon a time there lived a ghost… (cue theme music by Anirudh)!

Posted on September 16, 2020


A single tweet (#EvanendruNinaithaai, #KamalHaasan232) has shattered the notion that Kamal will only work with “yes men” directors, and not with new-gen filmmakers who have a very clear vision.

For a while now, there has been some speculation that Kamal Haasan and Lokesh Kanagaraj would be coming together for a movie. I even got first-hand news that the young filmmaker was often seen in the Raaj Kamal premises in Alwarpet — but something told me to keep my hopes down. Yes, even after Twitter exploded with endless discussions after Lokesh announced that he would be revealing details about his new film on September 16. Indiaglitz went as far as disclosing the title: “The hot buzz is that this biggie has been titled ‘Evan Endru Ninaithaai’ which is the starting line of the popular song in Vishwaroopam that played during that unforgettable character transformation of Kamal from effeminate [dancer] to precision killer.” Others, meanwhile, were saying that this announcement has nothing to do with Kamal. It’s actually about the Telugu film Lokesh has committed to make.

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